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Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. Announces CEO to Participate in Coal Ash Panel During SEARUC’s Annual Meeting

LEWIS CENTER, OH, May 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. (MEEC) ("ME2C" or the "Company"), a leader in mercury emissions control in North America, will participate in the Southeastern Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (SEARUC) Annual Meeting to be held June 2-5, 2019, in Gulf Shores, AL.

Richard MacPherson, President and CEO, will participate as a panelist in SEARUC’s Session 6, Coal Ash Panel, presenting how the Company’s patented Sorbent Enhancement Additive (SEA®) approach to mercury capture enhances the quality of flyash as a recyclable, salable commodity for the utility industry. Panelists, who were selected by SEARUC-invitation only, also include Michelle Bloodworth, President & CEO of the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE), and Patrick Cagle, President of the Alabama Coal Association. The panel discussion will be moderated by Alabama Commissioner Jeremy Oden, President of SEARUC and Chairman of the Clean Coal Committee for the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners. The Coal Ash Panel will deliver presentations on Tuesday, June 4, at 10:00 AM.

“As a leading provider of mercury emissions capture technologies to many coal-fired power plants operating in the Southeast, our interests and those of SEARUC are very closely aligned,” states Richard MacPherson, President and CEO of ME2C. “I have been heavily involved in other Southeastern Energy Associations to educate policymakers, legislators, and power producers about the myriad of efficiencies, that our patented, SEA® technologies provide to the energy sector and have found that our involvement at this policy-making level to be insightful for ME2C along with the energy sector.”

About SEARUC
The Southeastern Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (SEARUC) is a non-profit corporation founded on March 22, 1989. The purpose of the Association shall be the advancement and education of commission regulation through the study and discussions of subjects concerning the operation and supervision of public utilities to protect the interests of the people with respect to regulation of the Southeastern States. SEARUC is also to promote cooperation among the commissions of the 11 states and the unincorporated territory of the United States of America. Learn more about SEARUC at http://www.searuc.org/.

About Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. (ME2C®)
Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. (MEEC) delivers patented and proprietary solutions to the global coal-power industry to remove mercury from power plant emissions, providing performance guarantees, and leading-edge emissions services. ME2C has developed patented technology and proprietary products that have been shown to achieve mercury removal at a significantly lower cost and with less operational impact than currently used methods, while maintaining and/or increasing unit output and preserving the marketability of fly-ash for beneficial use. For more information, please visit www.midwestemissions.com.

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Company Contact:
Richard MacPherson
Chief Executive Officer
Midwest Energy Emissions Corp.
Main: 614-505-6115
rmacpherson@midwestemissions.com
www.midwestemissions.com

Investor Relations Contact:
Satya Chillara
Darrow Associates
Direct: 510-396-2776
schillara@darrowir.com
www.darrowir.com